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Section Board for 'Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease' (31)

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Dr. Thierry Naas
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School of Medicine, University Paris Saclay, Hopital de Bicêtre, Service de Bactériologie, Bâtiment Broca, 3ème étage, 78 rue du Gal Leclerc, 94275 Le Kremlin-Bicêtre, France
Interests: genetics of antibiotic resistance; Gram negatives; ß-lactamases; carbapenemases; diagnostics (biochemical, phenotypical, molecular) and diagnostics of antibiotics resistance genes; NGS; transcriptomics; microbiota
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Dr. Weiyong Liu

Department of Clinical Laboratory, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430074, China
Interests: molecular diagnostics; real-time PCR; point-of-care test; virology; virus-host interaction; pathogen surveillance; molecular epidemiology; emerging viruses
Prof. Dr. Pantelis G. Bagos
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Department of Computer Science and Biomedical Informatics, School of Science, University of Thessaly, Lamia, Greece
Interests: bioinformatics; biostatistics; genetic epidemiology, systematic reviews and meta-analysis
Prof. Dr. Anna Baraniak
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Department of Biomedical Research, Molecular Diagnostics Laboratory, National Medicines Institute, Warsaw, Poland
Interests: SARS-CoV-2; Enterobacterales; antibiotic resistance; ß-lactamases; carbapenemases
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Prof. Dr. Zeno Bisoffi
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1. Department of Infectious Tropical Diseases and Microbiology (DITM), IRCCS Sacro Cuore Don Calabria Hospital, Negrar, Verona, Italy
2. Department of Diagnostics and Public Health, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: strongyloidiasis; clinical research on malaria and other tropical and parasitic diseases; surveillance of imported tropical and infectious diseases; assessment of diagnostic tools in tropical medicine and parasitology; clinical epidemiology and clinical decision-making applied to tropical medicine
Dr. María José Buitrago
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Instituto de Salud Carlos III. National Center for Microbiology. Mycology Reference Laboratory, Majadahonda, Spain
Interests: molecular diagnosis; Invasive fungal Infections; Imported mycoses; Real time PCR
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Dr. Raul Colodner

Laboratory Medicine Department, Emek Medical Center, 21 Rabin Rd, Afula, Israel
Interests: clinical microbiology diagnostic methods; MALDI-TOF; molecular diagnostic methods; rapid diagnostic of bloodstream infections; rapid diagnostic of bacterial resistance; point-of-care diagnostics in microbiology
Dr. Mario Cruciani
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Infectious Diseases Unit, AULSS 9 scaligera-Verona, Verona, Italy
Interests: systematic reviews and meta-analysis of diagnostic tests; diagnosis of invasive fungal Infections
Prof. Dr. Chia Yen Dai
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Hepatobiliary Division, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 807, Taiwan
Interests: molecular epidemiology; chronic hepatitis c and b; hepatocellular carcinoma
Dr. Rosa Del Campo
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Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, IRYCYS, Madrid, Spain
Interests: gut microbiome; antimicrobial resistance; cystic fibrosis; metagenomic analysis
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Prof. Dr. Gilbert Donders
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1. Infectious Diseases and Vulva Pathology in OB/GYN, Antwerp University Hospital and Antwerp University, Wilrijkstraat 10, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
2. Director Femicare vzw, Clinical Research for women, Gasthuismolenstraat 31, 3300 Tienen, Belgium
Interests: diagnosis of genital infections, i.e., microscopy, molecular biology, microbioma research, metabolomics, etc.
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Dr. Gertjan J. Driessen
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Department of Pediatrics, Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: pediatric infectious disease and immunology; pediatric emergency medicine, sepsis, immunodeficiency
Dr. Massimiliano Fabbiani
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Infectious and Tropical Diseases Unit, Siena University Hospital, 53100 Siena, Italy
Interests: diagnosis and treatment of HIV infection; viral hepatitis and other viral diseases; infections in immunocompromised patients
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Dr. Dimitrios Farmakiotis
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The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI, USA
Interests: infections in immunocompromised patients; transplantation; fungal infections; Candida; Aspergillus; Mucorales; antifungal resistance; Cytomegalovirus (CMV)
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Prof. Dr. Paul Froom

School of Public Health, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Interests: clinical utility; urinary tract infections; elderly, internal medicine; laboratory testing
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Prof. Dr. Ivan Fan Ngai Hung
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Department of Medicine, LKS Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Interests: treatment of respiratory virus infection including COVID-19 and influenza infection; vaccinology in influenza, COVID-19, and hepatitis B; emerging infectious diseases
Dr. Byeong-Ho Jeong
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Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, 81 Irwon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul 06351, Korea
Interests: bronchoscopic intervention (rigid bronchoscopy, endobronchial ultrasound, flexible bronchoscopy); chronic lung infection (non-tuberculous mycobacteria, aspergillosis, tuberculosis)
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Prof. Dr. Chaeseung Lim
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Department of Laboratory Medicine, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul 08307, Korea
Interests: diagnosis; tropical diseases; diagnostics; influenza infection; malaria; ivd
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Dr. Chenhua Liu
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Department of Internal Medicine and Hepatitis Research Center, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Interests: hepatitis C virus; hepatitis B virus; hepatic fibrosis
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Dr. Poliang Lu
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Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung 80756, Taiwan
Interests: Escherichia coli; antimicrobials; ESBL; HIV; antibiotic resistance; medical microbiology; molecular microbiology; hospital epidemiology; applied microbiology
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Prof. Dr. Edward R.B. Moore
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1. Department of Infectious Diseases, Institute for Biomedicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
2. Department of Clinical Microbiology, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Guldhedsgatan 10a, Gothenburg, Sweden
Interests: microbial evolution and phylogeny; bacterial systematics and taxonomy; bacterial identification; molecular bacterial diagnostics; diagnostics of infectious diseases; anti-microbial resistance
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Prof. Dr. Bharat S. Parekh

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
Interests: HIV; viral diagnosis; serology; recent infection; HIV surveys; HIV-1 incidence
Dr. João Perdigão
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Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa, 1649-003 Lisbon, Portugal
Interests: mycobacterium tuberculosis; infectious diseases; tuberculosis; epidemiology; public health; molecular biology; microbiology; infection; drug resistance; infectious disease medicine; gram-negative infection and/or Klebsiella
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Prof. Dr. Mariagrazia Perilli
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Department of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Sciences, University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy
Interests: molecular and epidemiological characterization of mechanisms of resistance to antibiotics in Gram-negatove pathogens; mobile genetic elements; beta-lactamases, beta-lactamase inhibitors; mechanisms of serine- and metallo-beta-lactamases
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Dr. Ranjan Ramasamy
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IDFISH Technology, 556 Gibraltar Drive, Milpitas, CA95035, USA
Interests: Immunodiagnostics; Molecular Diagnostics; Vector-Borne Diseases; Immunology and Biochemistry
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Prof. Dr. Nuno Taveira
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Instituto de Investigação do Medicamento (iMed.ULisboa), Faculdade de Farmácia, Universidade de Lisboa, 1649-003 Lisboa, Portugal
Interests: HIV; antivirals and vaccines; drug resistance; pathogenesis; antibody neutralization; virus evolution
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Dr. Alberto Trinchieri
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School of Urology, University of Milan, 20122 Milan, Italy
Interests: urinary calculi; urinary tract infection; prostatitis
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Prof. Dr. Georgina Tzanakaki
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National Meningitis Reference Laboratory, Department of Public Health Policy, School of Public Health, University of West Attica, Athens, Greece
Interests: Neisseria meningitidis; Spreptococcus pneumoniae; Haemophilus influenzae; bacterial meningitis; molecular diagnosis; outbreak investigation; laboratory surveillance; Public Health Microbiology, meningococcal and pneumococcal vaccines
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Dr. Yu-mi Wi

Division of Infectious Diseases, Samsung Changwon Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Changwon 51353, Korea
Interests: severe acute respiratory syndrome; Coronavirus 2; Covid-19; influenza; human; x-rays; Tomography; x-ray computed
Prof. Dr. Carmen de Mendoza
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Pharmaceutical & Health Science Department. Universidad San Pablo-CEU, Madrid, Spain
Interests: human retroviruses (HIV-1, HIV-2 & HTLV); viral hepatitis (HBV, HCV, and HDV); resistance to antiretrovirals; molecular epidemiology for HTLV-1, HIV-2 subtypes
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